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"The Greek word pharmakon poses a quandary for translators- it is both a remedy and a poison." --Sholem Stein

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  1. Something that corrects or counteracts.
  2. The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.
  3. A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.


  • Cure, a medical treatment that ends an illness or condition
  • Home remedy, a treatment that employs common items from the home
  • Panacea (medicine), a medical cure-all or, metaphorically, a solution to all problems
  • Pharmaceutical drug, any chemical substance intended for use in medical treatment
  • Therapy, the attempted remediation of a health problem

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